The 5-step elearning content development process


Want a foolproof elearning content development process that delivers great results, every time? The 5 essential steps for a successful elearning development process are: Set clear goals ( Capture ). Develop a design vision ( Conceptualize ). Create your content ( Create ). This is at the very heart of the people-centered approach to developing elearning. Think beyond mere completions and scores when you’re exploring the learning objectives.

Using analytics to improve e-learning content development

gomo learning

Amongst all of the excitement, and with so much data to take in, it’s easy to lose sight of what we can do with the numbers to benefit future learning initiatives, strategy and e-learning content development. It’s easy to panic and presume fault with the course, especially as SCORM tracking has historically left us guessing what people got up to in the x number of minutes they were in a course.


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What is the SPPICE Model for Simulation learning?

Infopro Learning

The SPPICE model, developed by Infopro Learning, is a learning model for creating simulation-based learning that increases business performance. Developing the SPPICE Model. After months of research and development, we came up with a learning model for learning simulations that’s targeted at driving business performance. Outline desired performance outcomes of simulations, such as an increase in Net promoter score. Content Development Leadership Development

A Time Saving Assessment

Upside Learning

In my last post ‘ 5 Tips for Proofreading Your Own eLearning Content ’ I requested you to get into the Proofreaders shoes. As the learner submits his choice of answer for each question, the selected options are tracked via the LMS and recorded in the database. While the learner is answering, at some point however it might become clear that the learner may not secure a passing score even though he answers all subsequent questions correctly.

Content Marketing: What Every Learning Practitioner Needs to Know

Talented Learning

Where Does Content Marketing End and Instructional Marketing Begin? And the overlap continues to spread, as digital content channels, strategies and tools weave themselves more deeply into the fabric of modern educational experiences. And I would add that, in this brave new world of instructional marketing, the common denominator is content. Here’s why… For both disciplines, creating high-quality educational content is essential. How much content is enough?

What is the Importance of SCORM Compliant LMS?


From its conception in the year 2000, SCORM or Shareable Content Object Reference Model holds the utmost importance in enterprises that embrace technology-led learning. SCORM is a set of standards that enables e-course developers to develop courses and share them across different platforms.


Why it’s more critical than ever to measure learning effectiveness in 2021


And as remote work became the new norm, learning and development (L&D) teams had to figure out how to rejig their corporate training courses and e-learning programs to meet their learners’ evolving training needs given the new learning experience.

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Gamified LMS enriching the learning experience with game mechanics


With the massive change in learning, providing learners with quality content is not just enough. This process combines features found within LMS, such as discussion boards and content management, along with gaming concepts. Introduction.

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What is a Learning Experience Platform and its Role in Boosting your Corporate Training Experience?


The learning experience platform offers a Netflix or YouTube-like experience, enabling learners to search content quickly as per their interests. Keeping learner experience on the top priority and aligning training content as per the personalized preferences and learning attributes.

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LMS-Agnostic eLearning Should Be Your New Strategy

JCA Solutions

Training content providers who are eager to grow revenue and expand their opportunities are embracing LMS-agnostic eLearning. This strategy allows them to scale their reach by distributing eLearning content to more customers, regardless of which LMS the customer uses.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. Rapid authoring tools are the prompt solution that most e-content developers adopt to cater to these increasing needs. Developers can also browse the Articulate community and download free templates to import to Storyline seamlessly.

Back to basics: What is SCORM?


SCORM stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. SCOs – or Shareable Content Objects – are the individual trackable pieces of elearning, so these might be whole courses or one page. It just means something that can be individually uploaded and tracked by an LMS.


Building m-learning : Eliminating Redundant Effort

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Conference in Chicago on 4th and 5th October 2011 features a talk by Bijoy Banerjee on what he calls Single Source Content. As a training content developer, are you prepared to support all these different devices, their operating systems and browsers? Recognize that the prospect of creating content for all these devices, platforms and browsers separately is daunting - particularly when you think of the separate development and maintenance efforts and cost.

Mobile Learning – SMS Can Get You Started

Upside Learning

Most organizations today face constraints on one or more of these issues – bandwidth (consistently available to whole workforce), devices (huge disparity in what the workforce carries), development platforms (as many platforms as phone manufactures as of now), culture (habits of accessing SMS for personal & business communication), & cost (development and delivery). Where does SMS score highly? Also helps teacher/trainer keep track of back chatter.



The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. Buzz words in the industry include e-learning, mobile learning, cloud delivery, bite-sized learning, informal learning, learning record store, and single-source content development. Instructional Designers (IDs) are now under more pressure than ever to deliver the best content, and a tool that many IDs are familiar with is a Learning Management System (LMS).


Need SCORM Integration? Here Are The 4 Benefits

JCA Solutions

Reap the Benefits of SCORM Integration Without Replacing Your LMS — or Your Content. In many areas of business, including learning and development, decision-making is moving from “following your gut” to a data-driven and evidence-based approach. Creating SCORM content can be costly.


Adaptive eLearning in Corporate Space – Opportunities and Challenges


Which in plain English translates into dynamic learning paths as per learner’s progress, presenting content in instructional format which is most suitable for the learner, and providing feedback to the learner while he/she is navigating through the course basis her navigation patterns and assessment scores etc. So it’s a win-win all the way – for technology provider, educational institute, content provider, and the student as well.

Top 5 Training Material Development Software


A strong training material development software is key to staying current with technological and industry advancements. You want your training and development program to drive employee skill development. The issue is developing training materials takes time to tweak and even more time to develop from scratch. In order to make your decision a bit easier, we pulled together the top 5 training material development software companies.

SCORM vs Tin Can API: The difference between compact discs and iTunes


At some point in the past, eLearning standards were built for facilitating interoperability between content and LMS; now with SCORM and especially Tin Can API, it’s about tracking learning experiences as much as it is about interoperability. With SCORM, importing content from one LMS to another and tracking course data became a seamless and hassle-free process. With SCORM, you could not track this as learning data, which was part of your course.

20 learning measurement ideas to show impact and improve performance


Here’s 20 ideas for learning measurements that you can track – you may need just one! Rather than thinking of evaluation as something you do at the ‘end’ of your project (if there is a hard end to performance improvement and development?), here we share 20 ideas for learning measurement that you can track before content development, during development, and after launch. 5 ways to measure if your content or learning program is working.

Beginners Guide To Tin Can API


In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. And although SCORM isn’t going away anytime soon, Tin Can has taken the e-learning world by storm, redefining the very fabric of learning experience tracking. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content? Reading content on a website.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)


Content must now be shorter and more relevant (“micro-learning” is the new buzzword). We need more tools like Axonify to make content relevant and targeted to the role and time it is needed. And there are now so many external content providers, our new job is to curate and integrate, not just develop and teach. Content curation will mature to content aggregation. Content needs to be in context, accessible, and relevant.

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The path to learning personalization


That''s a tall order – and for most learning and development organizations, it''s not going to happen all at once; rather, it''s going to be a journey. Today, we''re seeing high-impact learning organizations take their first steps toward personalization by embracing modern content development processes and adopting new technologies for content delivery and tracking. Social I see the highest ranked, most viewed content first.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions


>> Easily import of SCORM and AICC content. >> Intellum’s Exceed combines flexible content management, enrollment, assessment and reporting functionality with a clean user experience that drives course completion. It seamlessly handles off-the-shelf and custom courseware, instructor-led, “blended,” and virtual classes, videos, and a wide range of informal learning content. >> Capture, share, and manage content with laptops, tablets, and smartphones. >>

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

So let’s look closer at the pros and cons of some popular ways to sell customer training content… Customer Training: What Price Is Right? Since learning is such a critical aspect of the customer experience, it begs the question – should you charge customers for educational content? If you educate new customers at no extra charge, will the long-term benefits outweigh any near-term revenue streams you could’ve captured from selling that content outright?

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

I see so many companies recruit savvy learning professionals, fantastic content developers and platform administrators to deliver their eLearning program. Now I’m not talking about the spammy emails that land in your junk folder - I’m talking about delivering relevant, high-value content directly to our audiences’ inboxes. It took me 18 months of graft before I had demonstrated enough value for management to invest in another eLearning developer and an LMS administrator.

Beginners guide to Tin Can API


In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. And although SCORM isn’t going away anytime soon, Tin Can has taken the e-learning world by storm, redefining the very fabric of learning experience tracking. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content? Reading content on a website.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel


Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. The company has also won innovation awards for the way we’ve reinvented learning development. Either the learning program development backlog will increase (delaying the time to deployment), or the programs’ quality will have to be watered down to meet the required delivery date to the business. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

An LMS is a learning management system used to launch and track e-learning courses. Free webinar are Section 508 and WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). Responsive design presents content on a web page or an e-learning course in such a way that it works well on a number of devices. Creative Commons is a type of copyright license wherein the creator of the content still retains the rights but allows others to use it free of charge with certain stipulations.

How to design organizational KPIs to encourage learning?


I have to keep track of about fifteen things that I do, and I have numbers to hit every week. What is the customer satisfaction score? Reading Time: 6 minutes. A Forbes article on KPIs And Corporate Stupidity discusses a conversation between the writer and Marilyn, a software engineer, on the latter’s view on KPIs. Here’s what Marilyn says about her KPIs: “I have my real job, and then my extra job meeting the completely arbitrary numbers in my KPI Profile.

Game Based Learning – Competition

eLearning 24-7

It like playing Pac-Man and upon you losing all your lives, the game brings up your score and tells you some learning statement or two. Along the way, the readers of the blog will be able to access those courses, and leave comments (once the competitors have sent forthwith their content). The initial judging, which includes myself and one other member of my think tank who is an expert in content development, course structure among other items. .

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5 Awesome Features of iSpring Suite

CommLab India

In 2016, iSpring Suite won the Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for Excellence in content authoring technology. iSpring Suite was recognized as a productivity booster by the jury because it takes 25% less time to develop and publish a course, as compared to other authoring tools. has some awesome features that e-learning developers would love to familiarize themselves with. What makes its latest version so special that developers cannot stop raving about it?

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Upgrading learning management systems: What to look for


The introduction and development of innovative tools, software and processes has given way to a new era of simulations, multimedia and content that has both reshaped and redefined the learning experience. Top performers are often those who are capable, willing and even eager to continuously learn and develop. The engaging and bite-sized content, coupled with interactive design and flexible formats, make them ideal for modern learners. Tracking and reporting tools.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation). CDN (Content Delivery Network). CMS (Content Management System).

Developing and measuring a learning technology strategy


Developing and measuring a learning technology strategy. And that means implementing a strong learning and development program. However, it is quite difficult, if not altogether impossible, to determine whether improvements are being made without tracking KPIs. Develop meaningful experiences. One of the greatest aspects of today's digital learning environment is that it has given rise to a wide range of e-learning formats and content delivery mechanisms.

Why your learning management system needs content support


Even when an LMS runs extremely smoothly, support is still essential for getting things like authoring tools and content standards to work together successfully. Creating eLearning content can be a lengthy process, involving the collaboration of multiple tools and experts. Because a content issue can occur at any point in the process, it can be difficult to pinpoint. Here are some common issues eLearning content throws up and how to combat them.

Continuing Education Providers: What’s Your Recipe for LMS Success?

Talented Learning

With all this competition, you need more than good content to succeed as a continuing education provider. It may involve a formal training curriculum (for example, when studying for a professional certification ) or it may be entirely voluntary (for example, when developing skills for personal enrichment or professional advancement ). Content can be sold directly to individuals, or to continuing education providers who, in turn, serve individual learners.